Nittany Lions vs Wildcats Final: 35-21 - Recap
|Nittany Lions vs Wildcats Final: 35-21 - Recap|
Penn State got a 134-yard performance from Evan Royster as a key part of its 35-21 victory over the Wildcats on Saturday at Beaver Stadium.
Penn State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 49.5.
Matthew McGloin completed 18 of 29 pass attempts for 225 yards for the Nittany Lions in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Dan Persa rushed for 109 yards for Northwestern, while Mike Trumpy added 43 yards. Dan Persa threw for 201 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Jeremy Ebert and Mike Trumpy had 111 and 36 yards respectively.
Northwestern lost the offensive yardage battle to Penn State 528-369 yards in Saturday's game. Penn State had more first downs as that total ended up 28-20.
Penn State led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:37/26:23 split in that important category.
Penn State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Ohio State. Northwestern will aim to get back on the winning track vs Iowa.